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Understanding different types of Foundation and Roof, along with thumb rules for calculating wall thickness, foundation depth and materials for roof.
Foundation & Plinth Beams
Different types of foundation using – Stone, Brick, Debris, Earthbag & Waste stone. Digging of trench, treatment, making of mortar, making foundation using stone, brick, debris, earthbag and waste stone, pointing and plinth protection. Plinth beam – reinforcement, shuttering, ingredients, mixing, laying, function of plinth beam.
Different types of Roof
Roofs with different materials – types of leaves, terracotta tiles, mud, lime, stone, bricks. Traditional and new examples, sloping angles of roof, suitability of different roof according to climate type.
How to analyse your site conditions and calculate foundation depth, wall thickness, buttress wall position and Roof Load.
Results based on scientific load calculations depending on building size and requirements of owner.